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MEMOIR OF DAVIES OF DEVAUDEN
Written by James Davies.
Stock no. 1823681
Published by John W. Parker. 1st 1839. Almost very good condition.

Master of the School and founder of the Church on Devauden Hill, Monmouthshire. With an account of the consecration of the Church to which is appended a small tract, written by himself, entitled, Recollections of the Last Days of William James. Small format. Three b/w plates including frontis. 79 pages. Boards stained and faded. Gilt title to front bright. Corners worn. Contemporary inscription in ink to front pastedown. Front joint starting to crack but binding is still tight. Some page creasing and a few margin marks, one or two vertical edges chipped (not affecting text).

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KING ARTHUR AND HIS KNIGHTS
No author listed.
Stock no. 1823680
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. Almost very good condition.

Stories Old and New series. Cream cloth with dark green decorations and titles. Pictorial onlay to front. 4 colour plates including frontis. 128 pages. Spine lightly browned, rear board a little scuffed. Front board is lightly rubbed but nice and bright. Endpapers browned. Lengthy presentation in ink to verso of front endpaper. Foxing to text block and some pages internally. title page is a little grubby.

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MONMOUTHSHIRE ITS HISTORY AND TOPOGRAPHY
Written by C.J.O. Evans.
Stock no. 1823679
Published by William Lewis. 1st 1953. Very good condition.

Small format. Red cloth. B/w photos. Cloth boards lightly rubbed at edges else nice and clean. Text block lightly browned. Contents clean.

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HARRY POTTER PAGE TO SCREEN: THE COMPLETE FILMMAKING JOURNEY
Written by Bob McCabe.
Stock no. 1823678
Published by Titan Books. Circa 2011. Slightly better than very good condition.

The making of Harry Potter for screen. Large, heavy format. Matt blue boards with gilt borders and titles. Colour illustrations and photos throughout. ISBN: 9780857687753. Fifth printing. Light rubbing with some surface loss to corners. Top & tail of spine lightly shelf-worn. Text block lightly browned. Top corner of contents appear to have been bashed/dropped on the corner at some stage with light creasing resulting (not bad).

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THE ENCHANTED DOLLS' HOUSE WEDDING
Written by Robyn Johnson. Illustrated by Robyn Johnson.
Stock no. 1823677
Published by The Five Mile Press. 1st 2006. Very good condition.

The Romance continues in this next enchanted adventure, and you are invited to join us.... but only if you promise to keep a secret! Large format. Blue pictorial boards (front board is padded). Pop-out scenes, flaps to lift, envelopes to open, etc. ISBN: 174178090X. All pieces present and clean (invitation card NOT filled in). 1.5" surface paper damage to vertical edge of title page and facing edge of front pastedown. Otherwise fine.

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PORTRAITS OF THE PAST: INDUSTRIAL HERITAGE OF OLD MONMOUTHSHIRE
Written by Chris Barber; Michael Blackmore.
Stock no. 1823676
Published by Blorenge Books. 1st 1996. Slightly better than very good condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

A detailed record of an exciting period in the history of the old county of Monmouthshire when its natural resources of coal, iron, limestone, water, and manpower were combined to produce a social and economic revolution. Large oblong format. Green covers with gilt titles. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 1872730051. A few minor grubby marks to title page else contents clean. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly scuffed.

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DIWYLLIANT GWELEDOL CYMRU: Y GYMRU DDIWYDIANNOL
Written by Peter Lord.
Stock no. 1823675
Published by Gwasg Prifysgol Cymru. 1st 1998. Nearly fine condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Large format. Text in Welsh. Title roughly translates to: The Visual Culture of Wales: Industrial Wales. B/w and colour illustrations. ISBN: 070831497X. Lower edge of text block is slightly grubby. Contents clean. White pictorial dustwrapper is lightly browned and a little grubby.

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WHEN WALES WENT TO WAR 1939-45
Written by John O'Sullivan.
Stock no. 1823674
Published by Sutton Publishing. 1st 2004. Nearly fine condition.

Beginning with a vivid account of the blitz in Wales, and ending with more than fifty personal stories from Welsh people who were touched by the war at both home and abroad. Pictorial card wraps. B/w photos. Second World War. ISBN: 0750938374. Light imprinting of ink to first couple of pages (printing process) else contents clean.

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ROGERSTONE (IMAGES OF WALES)
Written by Kim Fry.
Stock no. 1823673
Published by Tempus. 1st 2005. Slightly better than very good condition.

The changing history of Rogerstone from a small hamlet into a sprawling suburb of the city of Newport is illustrated in this fascinating collection of over 170 photographs, maps and drawings charting the history of the village over the last two centuries. Cardwraps. B/w photos. ISBN: 075243506X. One plain white label stuck on top of another plain white label to top edge of half-title page (not affecting any text). Otherwise contents clean.

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STONE & STEAM IN THE BLACK MOUNTAINS
Written by David A. Tipper.
Stock no. 1823672
Published by Blorenge Books. 1st thus 1985. Slightly better than very good condition.

New Edition. The story of the construction of the Grwyne Fawr Resevoir and the village and railways built with it. Pictorial card wraps. B/w photos. ISBN: 0951044419. Light creasing to covers, contents clean.

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JAGUAR THE HISTORY OF A GREAT BRITISH CAR
Written by Andrew Whyte.
Stock no. 1823671
Published by Patrick Stephens. 1981. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Reprint edition. The detailed history of Jaguar and its cars. B/w photos. ISBN: 0850594707. Reprint. A nice, clean copy. Price-cut pictorial dustwrapper.

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THE GHOSTS OF GWENT
Written by Alan Roderick.
Stock no. 1823670
Published by Village Publishing. 1st 1987. Very good condition.

Card wraps. B/w photos. ISBN: 0946043191. A few minor marks to front cover, cup ring to rear cover and a few grubby marks. Text block browned. Title page has a name in ink and small personal address label.

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